Pacific Northwest 4 Wheel Drive Association Region 4 PR
National Rifle Association Member
1951 CJ3A (project)
1977 C20 Farm truck, 350 ci
1984 XJ, 4.0 L, AW4, NP242, 4.5" Rough Country, 3.73s, D30, D44 w/LS, 33x12.50 MT/Rs, Colemancooler winch bumper, 12,000 Mile Marker.
1995 Dolphin 34' Motor home, 460, very big gas tanks
2003 Yukon XJ
2005 Arctic Cat 400 4x4 ATV, Auto-trans, push button 2/4 wheel drive, Front cable locker, 2" receiver, Warn winch, Tusk MTS Rear Trunk.
2007 JKU Rubicon 3.8L, auto, 33x12.50 MT/Rs, Rough County 2.5 lift, Rough County Stubby bumper, 12,000 Mile Marker.
2013 JD 1023E, diesel, 4x4, Hydrostatic, Rear locker, D120 loader.
4 squirrels, 4" lift, 35" BFG KM2's, OX lockers F/R, 4:88 gears, winch, onboard air, upgraded 30 spline chromolly rear axles, homemade custom tube fenders/body armor, and other stuff...
Being a 'van guy', I have to say why not?! (I'm a firm believer in the 'dare to be different' movement.)
I ran across this build just recently and was surprised that the VW community wasn't slamming this guy.
74 Ford Bronco (Nearly a daily driver)
99 Ford F-250 V-10 Super Duty Extended Cab 4x4 (Task handler)
96 GMC Safari AWD Hi-Top Conversion (undergoing... err... stalled... 5.3L V-8 swap and 5" lift)
95 Yellowstone 24' Class C (Banks enhanced 460!)
07 Can Am Outlander 400 (Farm & trail)
97 Ski-Doo Summit 670 (Old reliable)
At first i laughed when i saw he was wearing flip flops. But next to the vw it's kind of fitting.
"I got the jeep thing... now it burns when I pee"
Jeep> 1987 xj, 4.0L, aw4 Tranny, Np 242 Transfer case, 4.5" lift, , Dans 30 open, Dana 44 rear (Spartan Locker) 33x13.5x15 ltb's, Smittybilt XRC8 winch.
What better way to hide the fact that you own(ed) a CJ than to disguise it as a lesser vehicle such as a VW Bus?
Just kidding. I would love a 4X4 van. Just can't afford to buy one or have enough time to build one myself.
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